When you hear about identity theft, you may assume that it is an unlikely event that only happens to individuals who are careless with their personal information. However, this is not always the case; according to the Federal Trade Commission, about... Read more
Like your cholesterol, blood pressure or even your IQ, your credit score is one of those numbers that seems arbitrary and incomprehensible, but it can have a tremendous effect on your financial fitness. The good news is that you have the right to kno... Read more
When I joined sparkpeople, a few years ago, I was asked about my weight and lifestyle (sedentary,active etc). I would like to change those information now, because things have changed and I think I should be eating less calories than what my nutritio... Read more
As I'm struggling to eat really healthy now that I'm staying at my parents' after years of living abroad, something that happened today got me questioning the meaning of "eating healthy". A friend of my mother's came over for lunch and, as she is die... Read more
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The following essay was written by an orthopedic surgeon several years ago. It was rejected by Runner's World and Running Times but was published by the G... Read more
I've read on SP that stretching is best done at the end of a workout, while your muscles are warm to avoid straining them.
However, I just read ANOTHER SP article, which suggested stretching when waking up in the morning (as a Fast Break strateg... Read more
Over a year ago, we shared about the Food and Drug Administration's desire for manufactures to post front-of-label nutrition information in an effort to support the fight against obesity in our country. Now, the Grocery Manufacturers Association... Read more
Would you think twice about your choice if fast food restaurants put calorie counts on their menus? The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food (Yum Brands, Inc.) said recently that it will voluntari... Read more
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